Paramount+ dropped some matter, antimatter and dilithium crystals into the intermix cavity of its promotional warp core on Sunday, spreading anticipation for its next one. Star Trek adventure at top speed. Star Trek: Strange New Worldsnew series is coming (and somewhat classic), leaving Spacedock on May 5.
New series, the stars Anson Mount as Captain Christopher Pike, a spin-off of the second season of Star Trek: Discovery, just finished the fourth season. The character Pike was originally played by Jeffrey Hunter in Star Trek pilot in 1964. It was never aired, but footage was re-shot on the show’s first season in 1966. Bruce Greenwood played the role in the first two installments of the recent reboots.
Strange new world is set a few years before the events of the original William Shatner-lead to Star Trekbut there are many familiar characters. Rebecca Romijn plays Captain Pike’s first officer Una (also known as Number One) and Ethan Peck Spock science officer. Both reprise their roles from Discover.
Paul Wesley will play Captain James T. Kirk in the series’ second season, which has already begun shooting.
Also in the mix is Celia Rose Gooding as Cadets Nyota Uhura and Babs Olusanmokun as Dr. M’Benga (both characters from the classic show) plus Jess Bush like Nurse Christine Chapel. Interestingly enough, both Number One and Nurse Chapel are played by Majel Barrett-Roddenberry, but on different ships. Star Trek can sometimes be confusing. Christina Chong will also appear on the show as La’an Noonien-Singh, a character with an undisclosed relationship with the interstellar villain Khan Noonien-Singh (played by Ricardo Mantalbán and Benedict Cumberbatch in different practices.)
This makes Wednesday Star Trek series on Paramount+. Outside DiscoverYes Star Trek: Picardcurrently in its second season, plus Star Trek: Prodigya children’s animated series on pause between the first season and the animated comedy series Star Trek: Lower Deckscreated by Rick and Morty and Opposite Sun alum Mike McMahanReady for the third season.
Nerds: Go straight to 0:56 to see two lirpas in the battle on the surface of Vulcan.
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